Best Antivirus for Android

Our number one pick, TotalAV, offers real-time protection and a suite of other security tools to keep your Android device safe.

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By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
Best Antivirus for Android
1,500+ research hours
40+ antivirus tested
200+ malware removed
20+ hours of total scan time
7 antivirus recommended
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